What We Can Learn From the Treaty of Versailles

What We Can Learn From the Treaty of Versailles

“An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.” Mahatma Gandhi Recently, I attended a meeting of the Tampa Bay Academy of Collaborative Professionals.  The speaker was a US Army strategist who has deployed twice to Iraq and now focuses on the Middle...
A Country for Old Men

A Country for Old Men

In his poem, “Sailing to Byzantium”, William Butler Yeats addresses his view of old age. He speaks of a place that is “no country for old men”. This is a place he is leaving, as it is barren of spiritual and intellectual concerns. One of the unique characteristics of...
Wise Enough to Tell the Truth

Wise Enough to Tell the Truth

This past April, Charles Van Doren passed away.  The movie “Quiz Show” relates an important episode in his life. For 14 weeks, from November 28, 1956 to March 11, 1957, Mr. Van Doren captivated audiences of up to 50 million people with performances on the NBC quiz...
Gandhi as Lawyer

Gandhi as Lawyer

Mohandas Gandhi was an Indian activist who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British colonial rule.  Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the...